Property of a deceased's estate, 1991 Honda VFR750F Frame no. JH2RC360XPM300274 Engine no. to be advised

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Lot 219
Property of a deceased's estate, 1991 Honda VFR750F
Registration no. K639 PCM (see text) Frame no. JH2RC360XPM300274 Engine no. to be advised

Sold for £ 1,725 (US$ 2,370) inc. premium
Property of a deceased's estate
1991 Honda VFR750F
Registration no. K639 PCM (see text)
Frame no. JH2RC360XPM300274
Engine no. to be advised
Honda had a lot riding on the VFR750F when it arrived in 1986, not the least of which was having to live down the preceding VF750's appetite for camshafts and cylinder heads... And to emphasise the effort expended on sorting out the V4 engine, early VFR750Fs carried the legend 'GEAR DRIVEN CAMS' on the fairing. The VFR750F had been introduced as a sports bike to compete with Suzuki's GSX-R750 and Yamaha FZ750, but with the passage of time found itself reclassified as a 'sports tourer', a role in which it excelled. Indeed, the VFR has proved so successful that it is still in Honda's line-up today as the VFR800F, over 30 years since the original was launched. The new engine was slotted into a state-of-the-art aluminium beam frame. Early VFR750F's featured a conventional two-sided swinging arm, while later (1990 onwards) models have a single-sided swinging arm of the type pioneered on the Elf-Honda GP and Endurance racers.

A rare, one-owner example, the Honda VFR750F offered here was purchased new in the USA by its late owner and currently displays a total of 14,936 miles on the odometer. The machine was subsequently registered as 'K639 PCM' in the UK but is currently registered in France. Accompanying documentation consists of the original US title, sundry bills, Honda correspondence, and extensive French paperwork relating to its registration in France. The machine's mechanical condition is not known and thus it is sold strictly as viewed.

Footnotes

  • As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

Saleroom notices

  • We are advised the machine was last run in 2017. The engine number is RC36E-2300273.
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Property of a deceased's estate, 1991 Honda VFR750F Frame no. JH2RC360XPM300274 Engine no. to be advised
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